The CAP University Prize Examination, normally held in February or March of each year, is a national competition open to students across the country who are studying physics and are enrolled in an undergraduate program at the time of the examination. All eligible students are encouraged to participate.
In 2021, the CAP Foundation is pleased to provide the following prizes*:
- First prize, the Lloyd G. Elliott Prize – $500
- Second prize – $300
- Third prize – $200
In addition, prize winners who attend the CAP annual Congress will be presented with their award during the annual award ceremony at the end of Congress.
Donations to support the work of the CAP Foundation are always welcome and tax receipts are issued.
*Prizes must be claimed within two (2) years of their issuance.
2021 Prize Exam
The examination will be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the following times:
2:30pm – Nfld
2pm – Atlantic
1pm – Eastern
12pm – Central
11am – Mountain
10am – Pacific
The students were allowed three hours to write the exam. Calculators are permitted.
2020 CAP University Prize Exam Results
It has recently come to the attention of the National University Prize Exam coordinator that the University Prize exam results were incomplete. The Committee is in the process of marking the missing exams. The full results should be available by end of January at the latest.
Click HERE for Previous CAP University Prize Exams Results